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WHAT TO SEE & DO — GENEVA ATTRACTIONS


CURCHES
Victoria Hall
Victoria Hall

Cathédrale de St-Pierre
6, Cour Saint-Pierre
41 (22) 311-7575
www.saintpierre-geneve.ch
Gothic and neoclassical church whose origins date to the earliest city settlement and from where the principles of the Religious Reformation took form.

L'Eglise Saint Germain
9, Rue des Granges
B
uilt on 5th century altar fragments, this Catholic Church has survived fire, renovation and Reformation.

L'Eglise Russe
18, rue Beaumont
41 (22) 346-4709
The Russian Orthodox Church's Byzantine-Muscovite style gilded cupolas rise above the city like shiny gold beacons.

HISTORIC SIGHTS

Bains de Paquis
30, Quai du Mont-Blanc
41 (22) 732-2974
www.bains-des-paquis.ch
Dating from 1932, these popular lakeside baths entice locals to its cool waters and sultry Turkish hamam.

Conservatory of Geneva
Conservatory of Geneva

Conservatory of Geneva
Place Neuve
41 (22) 319-6061
www.cmusge.ch
Byzantine-styled building at the center of Geneva 's well-known music scene.

Genève-Plage
Quai de Cologny
41 (22) 736-2482
www.geneve-plage.ch
A water park with wealth of sports or leisurely lakeside basking activities.

Grand Théâtre de Genève (Opera House)
11, boulevard du Théâtre
41 (22) 418-3000
www.geneveopera.ch
Dating from 1876, this grand Opera House has played home to numerous recitals, concerts and even a few plays.

Geneve-Plage
Genève-Plage

English Garden
Quai du Général-Guisan
Verdant floral oasis that lies parallel to the lake and includes Geneva 's celebrated Flower Clock.

Jet d'eau (Water Spout)
Quai du Général-Guisan
Famous fountainous water spout that gushes 425ft. in the air and first constructed in 1891.

Maison Tavel
6, Rue du Puits-Saint-Pierre
41 (22) 418-3700
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Oldest home in Geneva, dating from 1303, and now a museum of the city.

National Monument
Quai du Général-Guisan
Statue depicts two girls-one representing the city of Geneva, the other Switzerland -to commemorate Geneva 's reinstatement to the Swiss Confederation.

Parc des Bastions
Place Neuve
Trees and green space perfect for loitering University students or lackadaisical locals.

Mount Saleve
Mount Salève

Mount Salève
Etrembieres, France
33 (450) 39-86-86 ( France )
www.telepheriquedusaleve.com
This 1,380 meter vantage point overlooks Geneva and offers sublime views of the Alps, the Jura, and Europe's highest peak, Mont Blanc.

Reformation Wall
Parc des Bastions
Place Neuve
The fathers of the Religious Reformation look down in stony silence over the Parc des Bastions.

University of Geneva
24, Rue du Général-Dufour
41 (022) 379-7111
www.unige.ch
Geneva's esteemed institution for higher learning.

Victoria Hall
14, rue du Général-Dufour
41 (22) 418-3500
www.ville-ge.ch/culture/victoria_hall
Built in 1891 to celebrate the England 's Queen and renowned for its concert hall's acoustics.

MUSEUMS

Barbier-Mueller Museum
10, Rue Jean-Calvin
41 (22) 312-0270
www.barbier-mueller.ch
Private family collection begun before World War I contains Tribal and Classical art from around the world.

International Museum of the Reformation
Maison Mallet
4, Rue du Cloître
41 (22) 310-2431
www.musee-reforme.ch
See, hear and read about the Religious Reformation from its Calvinist origins to its global impact.

Barbier-Mueller Museum
Barbier-Mueller Museum

International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum
17, Avenue de la Paix
41 (022) 748-9525
www.micr.org
Massive collection of the Red Cross's humanitarian missions from its 19 th century beginnings to present day.

Rath Museum
2, Place Neuve
41 (22) 418-3340
www.ville-ge.ch
Geneva's oldest museum features an ionic columned temple façade and roving art exhibits.

Patek Phillippe Museum
7, Rue des Vieux-Grenadiers
41 (22) 807-0910
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ww.patekmuseum.com
Prestigious library and collection of time tickers dating from the 16th to the 19th century.

The United Nations Office at Geneva
The United Nations Office at Geneva

United Nations
Palais des Nations
14, Avenue de la Paix
41 (22) 917-4896
www.unog.ch
The palatial European headquarters of the United Nations.

RESOURCES

For more information, visit the Geneva Tourism website at www.geneve-tourisme.ch.


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